The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 61 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 31 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.71% 1.92% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 2.62% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 26
Average salary £42,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,250 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £40,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
856 803 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.89% 73.40% 72.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 713 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in South Wales

Business Analysis
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 22 £48,000 +37.14% 5
Bridgend +12 2 £50,000 +156.41%
Torfaen -1 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Newport +2 1 £42,000 -
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.00%) Use Case
3 12 (24.00%) Project Management
3 12 (24.00%) ISEB
4 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.00%) User Stories
5 10 (20.00%) UML
5 10 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) XML
7 8 (16.00%) RUP
7 8 (16.00%) DSDM
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Java
10 4 (8.00%) Workflow
10 4 (8.00%) Legal
10 4 (8.00%) Advertising
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
11 3 (6.00%) Product Management
11 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
11 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.00%) RequisitePro
2 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Business Analyst
1 39 (78.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Project Officer
5 4 (8.00%) Trainee
5 4 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Open Source
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.00%) Use Case
3 12 (24.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.00%) User Stories
5 10 (20.00%) UML
6 9 (18.00%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) RUP
7 8 (16.00%) DSDM
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Workflow
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (6.00%) Product Management
10 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VB6
3 1 (2.00%) RPG
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISEB
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) iRise
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Sage
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago